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NEW: Two receive inagural Wangari Maathai Discovery Awards at Benedictine College.
Press release and photo (10 December 2014)

NEW: Sister Anne Shepard's Thanksgiving reflection

On November 1, 2014, Mount St. Scholastica voted to accept the following resolution on renewable energy. Read it here.

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Silver Jubilarians 2014

Congratulations to our Silver Jubilarians:  Sisters Molly Brockwell, Oanh Pham, Bridget Dickason, and Susan Barber. Please join us in thanking God for their answering "yes" to God's call and their faithfully living this monastic life with us for 25 years. Pray, too, that they may continue to be faithful to their vows through all the days of their lives.
Press Release 
Sister Anne Shepard's reflection given at the Jubilee Eucharist on 13 July 2014 Monastic SpringsSister Paula Howard’s story of the past 50 years of the history of Mount St. Scholastica is now available. Read more about it and find out how to purchase a copy.

Upcoming Monastic Experience

Monastic Experience is designed to introduce you to our life in community through a retreat that includes discussion on Benedictine prayer, ministry, monastic life and the history of our community. We welcome you to join us in prayer and at table, in work, in quiet and in social time.  Call or email Sister Barbara Smith for more information about upcoming monastic experiences.

All of the monastic experience days begin at 8:00 am - 7:30 pm and, if needed, arrangements can be made for overnight stays if traveling long distances.
Email: vocation at mountosb.orgor phone (913) 360-6219.

150th Anniversary

This past year we have celebrated the 150th anniversary of our founding. Read about our Sesquicentennial Celebrations here.

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Sisters Mary Grosdidier and Mary Ann Fessler spend winter afternoons picking out pecans.

Having fun

Sisters Lou Whipple and Elaine Fischer take some children on a ride.

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